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Sick Puppys and Church Attendance
Friday, July 25, 2014      0 comments

Well my three friends visited last week....and I promised them I would do my best to attend church on Sunday. Then pastor visited and said they'd installed a new electric recliner for me to use in church instead of the one there which every chi... Read more
wow! Real KEYS!!!
Tuesday, July 22, 2014      3 comments

About two weeks ago my beat up laptop finally expired. :( Then, through the incredible generosity of a friend, I was able to order a new Dell Latitude...which goes retail for $1200 and which I got refurbished for $350. It arrived yesterday an... Read more
And so it Goes
Saturday, June 28, 2014      4 comments

I really wish I could go somewhere this summer. With every summer that passes I slide further and further away from "health" and "strength" But our garage needs a roof, our deck needs to be power washed and sealed. We need new kitchen floors...... Read more
10 suggestions for meeting my goal
Sunday, June 08, 2014      4 comments

yes.I lost 8 lbs in the hospital....came home on oral steroids and gained 6 lbs back. I struggled with despair.Why is it that I'm having such a hard time BEING GOOD on this Eat To Live program.the first time I went in gung ho and jubilated as th... Read more
Thursday, May 29, 2014      4 comments

I got home from the hospital yesterday.As I dressed to go home, I noticed something. Yes, I all swollen and puffy from the steroids. But my huge GUT that has been growing larger and larger,suddenly seemed a little smaller.Sure enough, my pants ... Read more
no place like home
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      5 comments

It is 4:47AM, and I've been up since around 3:00. Steroids make bad bed mates.so here I am ,starving and wish I g I had ordered more for breakfast.even though they have been tapering the steroids, they are still peaking in my bloodstream. It wil... Read more
EATING TO LIVE once again.
Sunday, May 25, 2014      4 comments

My husband said exactly what I've been thnking myself and that is our only hope to stay alive is Dr Fuhrman's "Eat to Live" diet. When we were on that I lost 30 lbs in 6 weeks....and my husband's chest pain went away and his labs were normal. ... Read more
First Day; New Start
Sunday, May 18, 2014      6 comments

I have had it. This fat girl has had it. She must GO....move over honey and make way, because I AM COMING THROUGH. I am going to work on the bike this AM and then get in the shower and go to church. Panic just struck at even writing ... Read more
in the dumps
Saturday, May 17, 2014      7 comments

Today was what you might call a bust. I've been struggling with depression off and on in the recent past...and it is hAving an effect on my eating. Today I has a smoothie for breakfast..and lunch was homemade soy yogurt with fruits, coconut, an... Read more
A good Lunch
Tuesday, May 13, 2014      9 comments

Today I had an interesting lunch. I took one of those multi whole grain premade containers --put out by Minute Rice ...they have all kinds of rice and some other grains. I mixed that with a small can of corn and threw in about a half cup of bl... Read more
Monday, May 12, 2014      4 comments

Today I had an MD appointment and a friend of mine was driving me. I've been wanting a soft serve ice cream cone ever since the Dairy Bar has re-opened for the summer season.So I suggested we stop for one after my appointment. Stop we did and s... Read more
One Week Down
Saturday, May 10, 2014      4 comments

I'm mortal. And if I have any doubts about that, all I need to do is to read the food tracker for last night. On my food tracking form I have a category called "OVERNIGHT"...it is there that I record my greatest slip ups, my worst offenses. I... Read more
The Sweet Taste of Victory
Thursday, May 08, 2014      6 comments

It has been a week of making the rubber hit the road. Those of you who read my blogs know the mental gymnastics I put myself through....You've read of my self-inflicted pep talks, trying to get myself to stop eating junk and mass quantities...th... Read more
Choices: some Good; Some not -so-good
Sunday, May 04, 2014      5 comments

Today I had to scramble a bit to get my calories where I wanted them. Last night I had cup of instant miniwheats and that blew me right out of my calorie range. Then today we had a coffee fellowship after church.I had a quarter of a glazed dou... Read more
Beating the Bullfrog
Saturday, May 03, 2014      4 comments

when I'm wheezing, I sound like a dying bullfrog...gasping/croaking. Once I reach that point, the only thing that will help is a nebulizer and a lot of prayer...It takes VERY little to get me to that point. My goal for today is to be as activ... Read more

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